Sunday, October 30, 2022

History for October 30

History for October 30 -
John Adams (U.S.) 1735
  • 1817 - The independent government of Venezuela was established by Simon Bolivar.
  • 1894 - The time clock was patented by Daniel M. Cooper of Rochester, NY.
  • 1938 - Orson Welles' "The War of the Worlds" aired on CBS radio. The belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news event about a Martian invasion caused panic among listeners.
  • 1961 - The Soviet Union tested a hydrogen bomb with a force of approximately 58 megatons.
  • 1975 - The (liberal) New York Daily News ran the headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead." The headline came a day after U.S. President Gerald R. Ford said he would veto any proposed federal bailout of New York City.
  • 1989 - Mitsubishi Estate Company announced it would buy 51 percent of Rockefeller Group Inc. of New York....

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